There is no wrong reason to call Colorado Crisis Services
Mental health professionals are available 24/7 to help point you or your child to the level of care you need. No problem is too small or too big. Here are just a few reasons to call:
- Help evaluating if your child is having a mental health emergency
- Concerns for family, friends or yourself
- Suicidal thoughts
- And more
Learn more reasons people call
What to expect
Colorado Crisis Services has details on what to expect when you call the crisis line. You can also watch the video below to learn what to expect when you send a text.
When you call or text Colorado Crisis Services, you will be connected to a mental health professional. Or, you can ask to speak with a peer specialist who has gone through experiences similar to yours. Colorado Crisis Services offers translation services in more than 200 languages for non-English speakers.
What about calling 988?
If you call or text 988 from a phone number with a Colorado area code, you will automatically reach Colorado Crisis Services. If you live in Colorado but you call 988 from an out-of-state phone number, you will reach the 988 Suicide and Crisis Hotline and may speak to someone in another state. While this can be confusing, remember this: Colorado families can call either number for help. What matters most is that you call.